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Saudi policemen stand guard at the site where a suicide bomber blew himself up in the early hours of July 4, 2016 near the American consulate in the Red Sea city of Jeddah.



Security officers became suspicious of a man near the parking lot of Dr Suleiman Faqeeh Hospital, which is directly across from the US diplomatic mission. When they moved in to investigate "he blew himself up with a suicide belt inside the hospital parking" at around 2:15 am, the ministry said, adding that two security officers were lightly injured.

 / AFP / STRINGER        (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)
Saudi policemen stand guard at the site where a suicide bomber blew himself up in the early hours of July 4, 2016 near the American consulate in the Red Sea city of Jeddah.



Security officers became suspicious of a man near the parking lot of Dr Suleiman Faqeeh Hospital, which is directly across from the US diplomatic mission. When they moved in to investigate "he blew himself up with a suicide belt inside the hospital parking" at around 2:15 am, the ministry said, adding that two security officers were lightly injured.

 / AFP / STRINGER        (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

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